- Title: Timeline of Syrian conflict from 2019-2020
- Date: 28th June 2020
- Summary: At least 13 people were killed and more than 30 injured in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad on Turkey's border after a car bomb exploded in a market on November, according to Turkish state media and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. TEL ABYAD, SYRIA (FILE - NOVEMBER 2, 2019) (VIDEO OBTAINED BY REUTERS) MEN CARRYING INJURED PERSON ON STRETCHER AFTER BLAST MOTORCYCLES BURNING IN STREET, MEN PUTTING FIRES OUT PEOPLE GATHERED IN STREET, RUBBLE OF DESTROYED BUILDING, FIRE BURNING
- Embargoed: 12th July 2020 15:50
- Keywords: Ali Khamenei Assad Bashar al-Assad Donald Trump IS Iran Iranian supreme leader Islamic State Israel Russia Syria Trump Turkey UN US troops Vladimir Putin conflict insurgency rebels refugees
- Location: VARIOUS
- City: VARIOUS
- Country: Syria
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace,Military Conflicts,Editors' Choice
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- Story Text: The European Union and the United Nations will co-chair the fourth Syrian donor conference in Brussels on Tuesday (June 30), aimed at garnering support for victims of the country's nine-year war and surrounding countries hosting refugees.
The event will bring together, through video conference, around 80 delegates from neighbouring countries, partner countries, EU member states and international organisations.
Apart from raising funds, the EU said it hoped to get wide-ranging support for U.N.-led efforts to reach a sustained ceasefire.
As the Syrian war enters its 10th year, 6 million people are displaced outside Syria and 11 million are in need of humanitarian help across the country.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell will co-chair the ministerial section of the conference with U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock.
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